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by sum
20 Jan 2018 13:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3241
Views: 406255

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

DRDO chief co piloted PV6 for 30 minute sortie today
by sum
19 Jan 2018 09:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 2773
Views: 436969

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Exactly...i believe some new masala was also around ( maybe MIRV?)
by sum
15 Jan 2018 09:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018
Replies: 316
Views: 30667

Re: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018

^^ I will run with a jhadoo and chappal behind the next guy who says that this govt is the same w.r.t TSP as any of the previous governments ( esp UPA-1 and UPA-2)
by sum
11 Jan 2018 13:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3841
Views: 529592

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Fire breaks out in INS Shivalik's engine room, doused after six hours. A fire broke out in the engine storeroom of INS Shivalik on Wednesday. No casualties have been reported due to the fire. Nuts. Between a frigate tipping over, the flooding of our SSBN from an open hatch and now this, we’re almos...
by sum
10 Jan 2018 15:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 1759
Views: 248747

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

^^ The people of the valley are a lost cause.

I wonder how can they ever be brought back into the fold ( other than the boot as being used currently)
by sum
09 Jan 2018 10:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4067
Views: 559780

Re: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2

prasannasimha wrote:When was the last succesful K4 mission report and its relation to the sea water intrusion ?

Interesting catch there. So many smokes and mirrors going on here
by sum
09 Jan 2018 07:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4067
Views: 559780

Re: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2

^^ It might all just be a cover story for some major "refit"/"additions" being done on the Arihant to explain being in the harbour for extended periods ( like how the Kilo class kept languishing in HSL for a decade with Russians experts coming in to take a look and help out frequ...
by sum
09 Jan 2018 04:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4067
Views: 559780

Re: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2

How on earth does a open hatch happen in a billion $ N-sub when when a simple car has a alarm for a open door or hatch? Any other navy like the Chinese or the Pakis and i would have been ROFLing about how they cant even handle their own veseels with warships toppling in refits/sub blowing up and sin...
by sum
08 Jan 2018 10:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4067
Views: 559780

Re: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2

^^ 400% no doubt in that and the perseverance will bear fruit.

Having both N-subs damaged while in operation should ring alarm bells about the SOPs in the submarine arm and hopefully, things are fully ironed out by the time the naval arm of the N-triad is fully ready and operational
by sum
08 Jan 2018 08:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4067
Views: 559780

Re: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2

All the initial niggles mentioned arent surprising but being stuck in harbour for 10 months is some bad news.
by sum
08 Jan 2018 07:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3841
Views: 529592

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Rakesh wrote:Navy’s minesweeper deal falls through after South Korea talks fail
http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-new ... BNcRN.html

Goddamn!!
by sum
03 Jan 2018 14:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3621
Views: 199134

Re: Internal Security Watch

Amazing control INC and the assorted forces where they are able to turn on and off riots in a flick despite being out of power in both the state in question and the centre
by sum
31 Dec 2017 18:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: AEW&C News & Discussion
Replies: 2558
Views: 445175

Re: AEW&C News & Discussion

The aim was to just get 2 Phalcons quickly. Typically three are required for coverage, one in transit, one in maintenance, one on coverage. However, with 5 we can hope for quasi coverage of 2 sectors by locating the Phalcons nearby, provisioning extra crew for maintenance etc. 3 AEW&C likewise....
by sum
29 Dec 2017 14:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - 29 September 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 188919

Re: Terroristan - 29 September 2017

India's external intelligence agencies would have brought him back by this time if Sushma Swaraj did not interfere.

:shock:
How would that have happened?
by sum
26 Dec 2017 06:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 2829
Views: 301327

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Shatrujeet page mentions 7 were actually hallaled and 2 "trophies" were brought back.

The Pakis are in complete panic in that sector and have sealed the area
by sum
26 Dec 2017 06:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 2829
Views: 301327

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

^^ Wonder if these were the worthies involved in the earlier ambush?

If so, would assume they died very painful deaths
by sum
25 Dec 2017 17:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - 29 September 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 188919

Re: Terroristan - 29 September 2017

VishalJ wrote:Kulbhushan Jadhav’s mother, wife meet him at Foreign Office


https://www.samaa.tv/live/

Happy to see Sri Jadhav is alive atleast

Am assuming GoI /IA is waiting for the family to be out of TSP before LoC fireworks begin for returning favour of the SSG ambush yesterday
by sum
20 Dec 2017 19:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3841
Views: 529592

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Misleading headline. Ship launched one was accepted and the sub launched one was only kicked off in design phase

Not sure of its status since didnt hear of any prototype till now
by sum
18 Dec 2017 12:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 809
Views: 59420

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

Was this posted earlier? Beautiful article on the origins of the Stealth programme and the F117. Read it all Stealth turns 40: Looking back at the first flight of Have Blue McDonnell Douglas' team took a look at the specifications for the XST's radar return threshold and balked. That left Lockheed a...
by sum
17 Dec 2017 18:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Deterrence
Replies: 4419
Views: 214326

Re: Deterrence

:rotfl: :rotfl:
by sum
14 Dec 2017 06:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - 29 September 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 188919

Re: Terroristan - 29 September 2017

Before start of the OIC summit today, the Punjab chief minister had a detail historic interaction with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in which he expressed complete support of Pakistan to the Muslim world over Jerusalem’s issue. What is and why exact...
by sum
14 Dec 2017 06:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 2773
Views: 436969

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Aditya_V wrote:Says SLBM Test, so should be K-4, hopefully from INS Aridham or INS Arghat. Always thought K-15 and K-4 BGRV's

SU article had mentioned submerged pontoon firing would be done soon for the K4. So guess this test was being referenced
by sum
12 Dec 2017 12:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3841
Views: 529592

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

^^ Oh,oh....blasphemous post.
That cannot be true and it is the end user like India who doesnt know how to use the Russian products and the end user fault he didnt negotiate properly :roll:
by sum
12 Dec 2017 07:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kargil War Thread - VI
Replies: 1182
Views: 181154

Re: Kargil War Thread - VI

^^ Have we indigenised it now or still its all imported given large orders due to year long deployments unlike earlier?
by sum
11 Dec 2017 14:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3
Replies: 1366
Views: 122751

Re: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3

The article by SU, says the INS Chakra is non-operational since August (not sure 2016 or '17?). He mentions due to some incident. Does anyone have any info on this? Ummm, was widely posted all over BR and even recenetly, IN chief mentioned about the damanged Sonar on the Chakra due to some collisio...
by sum
11 Dec 2017 10:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3
Replies: 1366
Views: 122751

Re: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3

abhik wrote:Are the ATVs being built one at a time - it took 8 years to build launch the second sub!

Certainly seems so since article mentions that even Arighat was pushed out to make room for starting S4 and S4*
by sum
08 Dec 2017 05:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 2773
Views: 436969

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

The show mentions A5 as upto 8K range and being 3 MIRVed

Coming from DD ,would assume this to be the true picture of A5
by sum
03 Dec 2017 13:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 473
Views: 55592

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

Iirc the Soryu was not even offered to bid for our tenders as GoJ found it fit not to offer it to India. So there is no question of buying them
by sum
02 Dec 2017 07:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - 29 September 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 188919

Re: Terroristan - 29 September 2017

The Call of Duty type FPS video released by TTP shows the attackers coollly walking around and shooting specifically and the aam abdul around them around arent really panicking and just standing watching. Shows it was a very targeted hit at the ISI safehouse and wonder how many ISI folks met their 7...
by sum
30 Nov 2017 17:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - 29 September 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 188919

Re: Terroristan - 29 September 2017

Country now has surplus electricity: PM :lol: Talk is cheap !!! http://nation.com.pk/print_images/large/2017-11-30/country-now-has-surplus-electricity-pm-1511995341-4156.jpg 100% chini- operated? 100% chini financed ? No Paki staffers ? Mandarin signs on board ? :roll: Meanwhile this ..... :D *crie...
by sum
29 Nov 2017 11:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 1090
Views: 82461

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

Found this titbit on Quora and couldnt resist posting here. The amount of provocations against SoKo is staggering and their response makes even MMS look like ferocious in outlook: However, what is often hardly ever discussed about is the DMZ conflict that occurred during 1966 to 1969[1]. If you thou...
by sum
28 Nov 2017 18:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3241
Views: 406255

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

Any pics of Tejas from the Hawk?
by sum
21 Nov 2017 13:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Inder Malhotra's series on 1962 war
Replies: 496
Views: 8278

Re: Inder Malhotra's series on 1962 war

^^ Quite some interesting points in the article. Thanks for posting
by sum
20 Nov 2017 20:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 2773
Views: 436969

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

He means VSHORAD perhaps. http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/armys-air-defence-deal-hangs-fire/article20556697.ece Two of the three OEMs in fray have failed in trials. I think this RFI also gone for a toss now. vshorad 3/3 had failed earlier. now it is 2/3. Resultant single vendor is not the sam...
by sum
20 Nov 2017 16:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 616
Views: 66686

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

a) If the real purpose of Chinese is strategic/military in nature then why is is bothered about building CPEC. If it wants to use Gwadar as a base whats the rationale of investing 50B USD in roads etc?? I am sure Pakistan will be only too happy to give it to the chinese? Have been having the same Q...
by sum
20 Nov 2017 07:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 2773
Views: 436969

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

P.Sengupta says that Dr Cristopher has confrmed in FORCE Sep issue that 13 Turbofans were built in country and 3 were extensively tested and he claims the one which powered the Nirbhay was this: Intech DMLS launches India's first indigenously developed jet engines Interesting. Where does this Sengu...
by sum
18 Nov 2017 20:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2358
Views: 303879

Re: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion

Seems a intel coup since multiple commanders were dispatched. Means they were tracked down or lured in
by sum
16 Nov 2017 16:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 2773
Views: 436969

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

P.Sengupta says that Dr Cristopher has confrmed in FORCE Sep issue that 13 Turbofans were built in country and 3 were extensively tested and he claims the one which powered the Nirbhay was this: Intech DMLS launches India's first indigenously developed jet engines Intech DMLS Limited, a metal 3D pri...
by sum
14 Nov 2017 15:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - 29 September 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 188919

Re: Terroristan - 29 September 2017

300 KIA at LoC The Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee said India has committed over 1200 ceasefire violations in which 1000 Pakistani civilians and 300 soldiers lost their lives. Timeline not quoted but the TSPA is surely being thrashed.....they are admitting 300 KIA so can imagine the numbers

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